Reviewing, Understanding, and Clearing the Title Commitment

Brad Hoeschen
Brad Hoeschen | Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

Brad Hoeschen is the North Central Division Agency Manager and Underwriting Counsel for Old Republic National Title Insurance Co. He manages Old Republic Title’s agency network in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

On-Demand: June 23, 2022
Reviewing, Understanding, and Clearing the Title Commitment

$195.00 2 hour CLE

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Program Summary

This course will serve as a comprehensive guide to how to read and review the title insurance commitment. It will cover all of the items to look for in an accurate commitment and provide practice tips on making sure the title insurance accurately reflects the transaction. This seminar will also discuss how to clear exceptions from title, how to make sure all the requirements are met, and consider when endorsements are appropriate for a transaction.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Review the title commitment
  • Discuss curative actions to remove recorded documents from title
  • Review various endorsements and discuss when they are necessary and what needs to be done to obtain them

Date: June 23, 2022

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Brad-Hoeschen_Old-Republic-National-Title-Insurance-Company_myLawCLEBrad Hoeschen | Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

Brad Hoeschen is the North Central Division Agency Manager and Underwriting Counsel for Old Republic National Title Insurance Co. He manages Old Republic Title’s agency network in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Brad is president-elect of the Wisconsin Land Title Association and co-chairs the Legislative Committee. He was also the initial drafter of Wisconsin’s Remote Online Notary statute.

Before joining Old Republic Title, Brad worked in private practice handling litigation defending title insurance companies and agents. He also worked in transactional practice, assisting individuals and corporations in acquiring real property.

Brad currently serves on the Milwaukee Administrative Review Appeals Board, hearing appeals of various violations of municipal ordinances. He previously served on the City of Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission.

Brad is a graduate of Marquette University Law School and Loyola University-New Orleans. He has served as adjunct faculty at Marquette University Law School and teaches extensively on areas of real estate law. Prior to law school, Brad was a print and broadcast journalist in Milwaukee and New Orleans.

Agenda

I. Review the title commitment | 2:00pm – 3:00pm

  1. Review vesting and legal description on Schedule A | 2:00pm – 2:20pm
  2. Discuss the requirements on Schedule BI and who is obligated to fulfill them | 2:20pm –2:40pm
  3. Review exceptions that can appear Schedule BII and how to clear | 2:40pm – 3:00pm

Break | 3:00pm – 3:10pm

II. Discuss curative actions to remove recorded documents from title | 3:10pm – 3:40 pm
III. Review various endorsements and discuss when they are necessary and what needs to bedone to obtain them | 3:40pm – 4:10 pm